Show #5106 - Monday, November 20, 2006

2006 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 9.
From Radio City Music Hall in New York City.


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Scott Turow, a bestselling novelist and practicing attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Paul Shaffer, a composer and musical director from The Late Show with David Letterman

Susan Lucci, an actress from All My Children

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Of Pastism, Presentism or Futurism, the literary movement that began around 1909
    $200 7
Total number of signs in the zodiac
    $200 16
The Timon puppet in "The Lion King" was inspired by Bunraku, the traditional puppet theatre of this country
    $200 17
Bully for you if you can name the Mount Rushmore prez seen here
    $200 1
Tabitha was Samantha & Darrin's daughter on this 1960s TV show
    $400 12
(Jon of the Clue Crew stands next to a statue in the harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark.) This author once said that "The Little Mermaid" was the only one of his stories he felt moved by when he wrote it
    $400 8
Number of pounds in 10 tons, or of "Leagues Under the Sea"
    $400 18
Of the two mammals with "panda" in their names, it's the bear-like one seen here--though you're only seeing a small part of it
    $400 2
Nelson & Winthrop, 2 grandsons of this very rich guy, went on to be governors
    $600 13
"The Miller's Tale" is one of the naughtiest of these famous Chaucer stories
    $600 9
The hexagonal cells in a honeycomb each have this many sides
    $600 19
Take a shot & guess this D.C. power broker's identity
    $600 3
Isabella Rossellini is the daughter of a famous Italian director & this Oscar-winning actress
    $800 14
The prep school classic "A Separate Peace" takes place during this war
    $800 10
In Germany, "acht" is this number
    $800 4
On Sept. 4, 1957 this auto co. introduced the Edsel, a model named for the son of the company's founder
    $1000 15
This scary Edgar Allan Poe story takes place at a spooky masked ball given by a prince
    $1000 11
Number of senators in the 82nd Congress, first in session in 1951
    $1000 5
This playwright's daughter Oona married Charlie Chaplin when he was 54 & she was only 18!

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Susan Paul Scott
$400 $800 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Paul Scott
$400 -$600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s
    $400 17
The top ten most populous cities in the U.S. include Dallas, San Antonio & this other Texas city
    $400 11
In this type of poker, the bidding is done with articles of clothing
    $400 1
The "Bodyguard" soundtrack spawned her hit "I Will Always Love You"
    $400 3
18-month-old Jessica McClure captured the nation's attention in 1987 after she fell into one of these
    $400 14
A rhyme says, "make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other" this metal
    $800 19
Worldwide, the top ten highest grossing movies of all time include 3 films about this boy wizard
    $800 12
The main event of the World Series of Poker is the game called "Texas" this
    DD: $1,000 2
(Before the clue is given, Mary Faber and her friend Kate Monster perform "There's A Fine, Fine Line" from the Tony-award winning smash hit Avenue Q.)

"There's a fine, fine line between a lover and a friend /
There's a fine, fine line between reality and pretend /
And you never know 'til you reach the top if it was worth the uphill climb /
There's a fine, fine line between love /
And a waste of time"

In one scene in "Avenue Q", Kate Monster sings atop this skyscraper on 5th Ave. at 34th St.
    $800 5
In 1989 she got jail time & some unwanted publicity after allegedly slapping a Beverly Hills cop
    $800 15
When not lowercase, letters are this
    $1200 13
In June of 2004 this star of "Hollywoodland" won the California State Poker Tourney & pocketed $356,000
    $1200 4
In 2002 he had a top 20 hit with "Your Body is a Wonderland"
    $1200 8
In 1981 she was taken to court--the Supreme Court--as its first woman justice
    $1200 16
A worthy, honest person is called this "of the earth"
    $1600 6
In 1983 this singer hit No. 12 with the song "1999"
    $1600 9
Breaking up is hard to do, but on January 1, 1984 this telecommunications giant was forced to
    DD: $600 18
"It is easier for" this animal "to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God"
    $2000 7
"Let's Groove" with this R&B group that had a hit with "Shining Star"
    $2000 10
In 1988 Brisbane, Australia hosted a World Expo & this Canadian city hosted the Winter Olympics

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Paul Scott
$400 $800 $13,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Originally known as the Missouri Rockets, they performed at the opening of an East Coast theatre in 1931

Final scores:

Susan Paul Scott
$600 $1,600 $14,400
3rd place: $25,000 to Little Flower Children & Family Services of New York 2nd place: $25,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Winner: $50,000 to Literacy Chicago & the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Paul Scott
$400 $1,400 $13,400
4 R,
2 W
10 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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Game tape date: 2006-10-08
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